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Upon completion of this module you will have learned an introductory base for Southeast Asian archaeology and supporting East Asian archaeology, and an understanding of how this region plays a vital role in global understandings of prehistory and history, as well as many issues in heritage and development. Through the variety of assessments you will demonstrate your ability to interrogate, synthesise, and present data and theoretical models in archaeology.Indicative Module Content:
- Southeast Asian prehistoric and historic archaeology
- aspects of East Asian prehistoric and historic archaeology
- relations with South Asia and the 'Indian Ocean World'
- relations with Australasia and Oceania
- aspects of human evolution and peopling of the region, development of 'states', trade and influence
- aspects of archaeological history and interpretative frameworks: e.g. colonialism, nationalism, regionalism, development and archaeology, archaeology's role in heritage tourism, ecotourism, community museums etc.
- aspects of ethnoarchaeology, heritage management
- what archaeology can teach us regarding climate change, biodiversity, ecosystem change, human impact and adaptation
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Poster - group poster (A3 size) on topics TBA. Presented in the format of an online conference poster session; anonymous peer review & questions (unmarked); marked by lecturer||Week 10||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Essay: 2500 word essay on a topic TBA||Week 6||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Presentation: Presentation - in-class or online, as a live talk with powerpoint presentation, or a video (scripted) presentation. Presentations will be 10 mins maximum in length. Topics TBA||Week 8||n/a||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Anonymous peer review will be used for poster and presentation assessment - for comments only - peer comments will be included anonymously in the individual assessment. The grades will be given by the lecturer. All other feedback will be individually given to each student for each assignment.
|Dr Stephen Davis||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 12:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Thurs 13:00 - 13:50|